WorldCommission approved in Chile that will draft a Constitution...

Commission approved in Chile that will draft a Constitution that relieves that of Pinochet

-

- Advertisement -

The Congress of Chili approved this Wednesday the 24 members of the Committee of Experts who will draw up the preliminary draft of a new constitution to replace the current Magna Carta inherited from the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990).

- Advertisement -

The Senate approved 12 members of the Committee of Experts by 41 votes in favor, 3 against, and 1 abstention. The other 12 members were chosen by the Chamber of Deputies. All applicants were appointed by Congress.

LOOK HERE: 4 factors that explain the political and social division caused by the proposed new Constitution in Chile

- Advertisement -

The Committee of Expertswill have the task of drafting a draft of the new Constitution“, further “It is equal and will be established on March 6 to prepare its proposal”, indicated a statement from the Senate.

Members of the Chilean Senate participate in the election session of the Expert Commission of the new constituent process, on January 25, 2023, in Valparaíso, Chile. (Photo by Adriana Thomasa / EFE) (ADRIANA THOMASA /)

The draft will be the basis on which the Constitutional Council will work, which will present the final text and which will be made up of 50 members elected by popular vote on May 7.

Parliament also ratified the 14 members of the Admissibility Technical Committee -also appointed by Congress- whose mission will be to guarantee that the articles do not contravene the 12 fundamental bases that the new Magna Carta must include.

The bases, including identifying Chile as a “Democratic Republic” with one character “unitary and decentralized”, were established in an agreement reached by congressmen from government and opposition parties last December.

MORE INFORMATION: The Foreign Ministry conveys to Chile its discomfort at the “disrespectful” manner of Gabriel Boric when referring to Dina Boluarte

The new constitutional process should end in December with a ratification plebiscite.

This is the third effort in five years to have a new Constitution in Chile that replaces the Fundamental Charter promulgated in 1980 by Pinochet and which has undergone dozens of reforms since the return to democracy in 1990.

Last September, 61% of the electorate rejected a project prepared by a 100% elected convention. The attempt carried out by the former president also failed Michelle Bachelet during his second term (2014-2018), through self-convened councils.

Source: Elcomercio

- Advertisement -
spot_img
jack
jack
I am Jack Morton and I work in 24 News Recorder. I mostly cover world news and I have also authored 24 news recorder. I find this work highly interesting and it allows me to keep up with current events happening around the world.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Australian Open: ‘I’m 110%’, Djokovic joins Tsitsipas in final

This is not surprising ... 35-year-old Novak Djokovic reaches the final of the Australian Open for the 10th time...

PSG: Nine months after injury, Timothy Pembele is enjoying his comeback

End of a long struggle. After nine difficult months of holding on mentally, physically and holding out hope...

Pensions: RN finds it ‘scandalous’ that its elected officials are not welcomed at demonstrations

MP Sebastien Chenu (RN) called Friday "completely scandalous" as unions do not accept his party's elected representatives in demonstrations...

Real estate: buying a life annuity from a very sick person is possible under certain conditions

Not because a person is very sick, the sale of his lifetime property will be zero. It does...

A war without end: the Jenin massacre opens a new chapter of violence between Israelis and Palestinians

While the eyes of the world are on Ukraine and Russia, there has been an unresolved conflict in...

“Babylon”: Hollywood without limits

This text contains slight spoilers for the movie.In the chaotic and eccentric we find beauty. That's how it...

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you